Mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 65 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 21:13 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 40 km depth
17 Sep 22:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Depth: 40.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.35°S / 71.767°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||40 km||30 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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